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OU announces late start for Thursday as Norman Public Schools and Oklahoma City Public Schools close

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An OU flag in the snow Feb. 5

An OU alert announced that Norman campus classes will be delayed Thursday morning due to winter weather.

According to the alert, campus will open at 10 a.m. and classes will resume at 10:30AM. The alert advised students to allow extra time to arrive to campus and “be careful when walking on wet surfaces.”

The Norman area received between 3-4 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service. According to a Facebook post from NPS, the district decided to close tomorrow due to “hazardous roads and parking lots that are expected to refreeze overnight.”

According to, occasional snow in the area is expected to end by 10 p.m. this evening, with a low of 27 degrees and high of 42 degrees forecasted for Thursday. 

The OU alert also advised students to check for additional details on all three campuses and see @OUParking on Twitter for updates on space availability. OUHSC and OU-Tulsa will resume regular business hours on Thursday, February 6, according to the alert.


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Jordan Miller is a journalism and political science junior serving as The Daily's news managing editor. Previously she served as The Daily's spring 2019 news editor, fall 2018 assistant visual editor and was an SGA beat reporter.

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